For fans of the show, the call of the wild and the allure of uncharted paths is irresistible. While some of the trips are those once-in-a-lifetime destinations, Season 16 aims to make that adventure more accessible than ever. Imagine embarking on a journey from Brisbane to Melbourne, not through the well-trodden highways, but via the road less travelled – the dirt. This route, immortalised by Season 16 and now accessible through a meticulously recorded Google Maps route, is not just a trip. It’s an adventure teeming with stunning scenery, fun drives, remote campsites, and accessible challenges that beckon the spirit of any 4X4 enthusiast.
How to Follow the Route
For iPhone Users
To dive into this journey on your iPhone, start by accessing the shared Google Maps link below. Open the link directly from your device to load the route into your Google Maps app. Ensure you’re signed in to Google Maps with your account for a seamless experience. Before you set off, download the map areas you’ll traverse for offline use, a crucial step to maintain guidance in remote areas where mobile signals dare not tread. Here’s how: In the app, search for each destination, tap on the destination’s name or address, then select “Download” to save the area for offline navigation.
For Android Users
Android adventurers, your journey begins similarly by opening the shared route link in Google Maps. Ensure the app is updated to the latest version for the best experience. Like your iPhone counterparts, downloading maps for offline access is a step you shouldn’t skip. On Android, you can set your phone to “Battery Saving” mode to extend your device’s life during the day, ensuring that navigating through the most secluded spots doesn’t leave you stranded.
Highlights of the Journey
- Stradbroke Island: Kick off your adventure with the island’s dazzling beaches and sparkling lakes, a paradise for swimmers and anglers alike.
- The Victorian High Country: Tackle challenging drives and be rewarded with breathtaking mountain vistas.
- The Blue Mountains: Discover the majestic waterfalls and rugged cliffs that define this iconic landscape.
- Ada Tree: Stand in awe before one of the tallest trees in Victoria, a living testament to the area’s natural heritage.
Embarking on the Brisbane to Melbourne route is more than a journey; it’s a call to adventure that promises an unforgettable blend of natural beauty, thrilling drives, and serene campsites. With the detailed Google Maps route at your fingertips, accessible on both iPhone and Android devices, there’s nothing stopping you from following in the tyre tracks of Season 16 of Pat Callinan’s 4X4 Adventures. So pack your gear, prepare your rig, and set off on a journey that promises to be as rewarding as it is breathtaking.